One of the things I have emphasized to my readers for years is that economies are cyclical. It is worth mentioning again during our much stronger current economic cycle.
The LSAC recently published some additional testing dates through June 2023. Here they are: Future LSAT Test Dates (2023): January 13/14, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) February 10/11, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) April 14/15, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) June 9/10, 2023 (4-section LSAT format) July or August 2023 (test date not yet published) September 2023 (test […]
If you took the October 2022 LSAT, you should have received your LSAT score. At this point, you may be contemplating your next step. Here are my suggestions, depending upon your situation:
In 2022, UCLA once again has been ranked the #1 public University by U.S. News and World Reports, with UC Berkeley right behind it at #2. Congrats to the entire UC system, with UCLA and UC Berkeley leading the pack, on consistently offering exceptional public University educations for decades! A lot of factors go into […]
While the importance of the first two items on this list (LSAT score and cumulative undergraduate gpa) are not likely to generate much serious debate, the unscientific “ranking” of the remaining law school “soft factors” below might stir up some controversy. After all, not all admission committee members prioritize each of the “soft factors” in […]
So, you probably have learned about the importance of your LSAT score and undergraduate gpa to your law school application. However, I’ve also noticed a series of other factors that many prospective law students believe will influence their application that actually have very little, if any, impact. Here are five of them: A “non-traditional” college […]
One question I often get asked by pre-law students is whether a particular undergraduate major will be better than another for purposes of applying to law school. For example, is it better to major in a “typical” pre-law major, such as Political Science, than a major totally unrelated to law? Along those same lines, is it […]
The two most important things law schools evaluate when selecting among applicants (and determining merit-based scholarships) are (1) LSAT scores, and (2) cumulative, undergraduate grade point averages. And, of those two factors, the LSAT tends to be the one that is weighted most heavily. But how do law schools choose among law school applicants whose […]